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orange-winged Amazon parrot

Orange-Winged Amazon Parrot

Orange wings can be spunky and outgoing, but they tend to be mellower and less talkative compared to other Amazons. Like most Amazon parrots, they are social eaters and will appreciate the opportunity to share in healthy meals with their ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot

Their outgoing personalities make yellow-naped Amazons one of the more popular Amazon species. Yellow napes can be talkative and gravitate toward toys that challenge them both physically and mentally. They also enjoy plenty of interaction with their people ...
lilac-crowned Amazon parrot

Lilac-Crowned Amazon

The lilac-crowned Amazon is one of the smaller Amazon species and tends to have a smaller voice compared to the larger, more boisterous yellow-crowned and double yellow-headed Amazons. Lilac crowns can be loyal companions and, like most Amazons, have hearty ...
double yellow-headed Amazon parrot

Double Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot

There's nothing shy about a double yellow-headed Amazon parrot. These birds are talkative, boisterous and inclined to burst out in song. Males are known for doing what is best described as a mach strut — tail feathers flared out, sliding across ...
yellow-naped Amazon parrot

Amazon Parrot

Amazon parrots are among the more popular medium-sized parrot species, which might have something to do with their gregarious personalities. They are often described as boisterous, playful, and outgoing — some even like to sing. Male Amazons have a reputation ...

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Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...

Ask Lafeber

Polyurea causes – Dr. Lamb Webinar Sept 16

Can topical quaternary ammonia products (for relief of pain) cause polyurea and if so how? An aqueous solution sprayed our DYH's feet relieved his Amazon foot necrosis discomfort but appeared to cause polyurea ...

Mixing species

My full flighted BFA has a playstand in most rooms of my home-she is always out when I am home. She shares her cage room with a cockatiel and budgie. They only fly loose when she is out of the ...

Blue front amazon

My 2yr old amazon started passing brownish liquid no poop then vomiting, vomiting stopped 24hrs ago but has not pooped at all today very sleepy also ...

Milk thistle – Liver disease webinar Dr. Lamb

I live with several parrots (not their first home). Three of them have liver issues (blood tests) - cockatoo was put on milk thistle, Amazon was diagnosed & then taken off milk thistle, and the third, a CAG female chronic ...

Fresh foods

I see birds being offered big bowls of veggies & greens, but exactly how much should be given to say an Amazon or CAG on a daily basis? ...

Too much water

My amazon parrot drinks at least 1/2 cup of water. Urinates until his paper have puddles. W hat to do? Thanks ...

Sick parrot

My Amazon doesn’t want to eat or talk he drinks and is very still ...

weight gain

I have a 25 year old female lilac crown amazon parrot and she has gained weight in the last year. We've had her on a diet but she seems to cycle with the weight even though we've been feeding her ...

Encouraging parrot to fly?

This is about my friend's mealy amazon parrot. The vet says he's overweight - he's a really big parrot anyway, but he shouldn't be that heavy - so in addition to putting him on a low calorie diet (no more ...

Breeding amazon

Thank you for replying Brenda Our 3 years old amazons was breeding very good and raised 3 beautiful chicks every season until now they are 10 years old, but the other female 6 years old no sign at all to ...
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